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Some collected tributes to Walter Macken.

Some collected tributes to Walter Macken.

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Published by Kenny"s Bookshops in Galway .
Written in English


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ContributionsMacken, Walter.
The Physical Object
Pagination24 p.
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL19484393M

Arthur Machen (/ ˈ m æ k ən /; 3 March – 15 December ) was the pen-name of Arthur Llewellyn Jones, a Welsh author and mystic of the s and early 20th century. He is best known for his influential supernatural, fantasy, and horror novella The Great God Pan (; ) has garnered a reputation as a classic of horror, with Stephen King describing it Born: Arthur Llewellyn Jones, 3 March . Buy The Scorching Wind by Walter Macken (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(20).

Walter Macken is a storyteller and as such his books are easy to read and are written in a style that is neither shocking or offensive. I read his books to my young children to give them an idea of the history of the country where I was born/5(54).   The Bogman by Walter Macken. Hardcover $ Hardcover. $ NOOK Book. book by walter macken. sullivan by walter macken paperback. the scorching wind. the silent people. Teachers Wear in Bed, An Alien Stole My Underpants, Shopping Trolley and Monster Crazy - and introduces us to some wonderful new poems too. View Brand: New Island Books.

Walter Macken was born in Galway in and died there in Originally an actor, principally with an Taidhbhearc in Galway and The Abbey Theatre, he played lead roles on Broadway and also acted in films, notably in Brendan Behan's The Quare Fellow. With the success of his third book, Rain on the Wind, he became a. Macmillan promoted I Am Alone and Rain On The Wind, the two books that followed Quench The Moon in successive years, as romantic fiction. It was a tag that Macken never lost. Walter Macken, as far as the literary world was concerned, was a rustic playwright, a journeyman actor, and a romantic novelist.


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The Trilogy and other publications have recently been rereleased as e-books by Bello: hidden talent rediscovered. The Silent People () is Part Two covering a mid Nineteenth Century period that terminates with The Great Hunger potato famine of that sent many survivors fleeing to Boston, New York and New Orleans harbors/5(35).

This is a well written book with a great story set in one of Ireland's darkest times, the mid 's. It is the second of a trilogy by Walter Macken. It shows the Irishman's love of freedom at a time of hunger and despair.

I read these books back in the early '80's but managed to assemble the trio again - as good as I remembered it!/5(35). Walter Macken is a great writer and this trilogy covers some key moments in Irish history. This book covers the initial revolts against the landlords, and an early outbreak of blight that destroyed the potato harvest/5.

Burke, Marie. “Appreciation of Walter Macken as Novelist”, City Tribune, 5 th. May Van Hoek, Kees. “Times Pictorial short story contest winner, Walter Macken” – Kenny’s Bookshop, Galway. (Undated) Macken, Fr. Walter, Peggy Macken –Towards a character sketch, (Mar) Moloney, Mary, “Walter Macken’s Galway”, Irish Times ().

Walter Macken has 22 books on Goodreads with ratings. Walter Macken’s most popular book is Seek the Fair Land. Walter Macken was an Irish writer of short stories, novels and plays.

Originally an actor, principally with the Tadhbhearc in Galway, and The Abbey Theatre, he played lead roles on Broadway in MJ Molloy's The King of Fridays Men and his own play Home is the Hero/5.

ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures. We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $   The second novel in Walter Macken's epic trilogy following one family through years of Irish historyContinuing the adventures of several generations of one Irish family, The Silent People is the story of a young educated man from Connacht, and life at the time of the famine in Ireland.5/5(3).

Walter Macken (May 3, - Ap ), was born in Galway City. He was a writer of short stories, novels and plays. Originally an actor, principally with the Tadhbhearc in Galway, and The Abbey Theatre, he played lead roles on Broadway in M.J.

Molloy's The King of Friday's Men and his own play Home is the Hero. Biography. Walter Macken was originally an actor, principally with the Taibhdhearc (where he met his wife, Peggy) in Galway, and The Abbey Theatre in also played lead roles on Broadway in M.

Molloy's The King of Friday's Men and his own play Home Is the success of his third book, Rain on the Wind, (winner of the Literary Guild award in the USA). Walter Macken was born in Galway in He was a writer of short stories, novels and plays.

Originally an actor, principally with the Taibhdhearc in Galway, and The Abbey Theatre, he played lead roles on Broadway in M. Molloy's The King of Friday's Men and his own play Home Is the also acted in films, notably in Arthur Dreifuss' adaptation of Brendan Behan's The /5(32).

I read a lot of Walter Macken about 30 years ago - I had forgotten how enjoyable his books were. I loved this, the 3rd of his Irish Trilogy set during the time of the Easter Rising.

I would highly recommend this novel to anyone interested in this era/5. Walter Macken has a great gift for story-telling. His characters come alive on the pages of his books so that they become as well known as family and friends - weeping and laughing with them. Rain on the Wind did not disappoint/5(26).

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Walter Macken paints a haunting and memorable portrait of the hard life of subsistence farming, or loveless arranged marriages, and of rebellion against suffering from social mores. Originally written inNew Island’s Modern Irish Classics series brings this magical book back to life.

“WALTER MACKEN – HOME IS THE HERO. The centenary of the Galway writer Walter Macken occurs on 3 May So. Exactly. I admit to having a soft spot for Macken. As a child, I was introduced to his historical trilogy by my grandmother. I was captivated; the books fuelled my interest in Macken.

Walter Macken, (bornGalway, Ire.—died ApGalway), Irish novelist and dramatist whose tales combine an honest and often harsh reflection of the realities of Irish life with a love of Ireland and a compassionate respect for its people. Macken was an actor and stage manager in Galway, where he became actor-manager-director of the Gaelic Theatre.

Walter Macken was born in Galway in He was a writer of short stories, novels and plays. Originally an actor, principally with the Taibhdhearc in Galway, and The Abbey Theatre, he played lead roles on Broadway in M. Molloy's The King of /5(35).

The second novel in Walter Macken's epic trilogy following one family through years of Irish historyContinuing the adventures of several generations of one Irish family, The Silent People is the story of a young educated man from Connacht, and life at the time of the famine in Ireland.

Despite his reluctance, Dualta is drawn into the political unrest of his times because of the. 'The Scorching Wind' is one of a trilogy of books written by Walter Macken.

Each book is a novel based on one Irish family's journey through generations of historical events and personal challenges, from the dark days of Cromwell, right up to 'the troubles' of modern day Ireland/5(41). In Ireland in millions knew only famine, oppression and degradation.

The landlords ground down the tenant famers; tithe wars and injustice were Dualta Duane battles against tyranny, struggling to survive the evils of hunger, poverty and disease. Courageous and fortified by an Brand: Pan Macmillan.Introduction; Dedication. Dedicated to the memory of The fishermen who drowned Indeed Walter Macken wove the disaster and its terrible consequences into his book Rain on the Wind.

I hope that in some small way this book will serve as a tribute to all those who lost their lives and to all who were left behind to carry on.